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Egypt pro-revolution evangelical church to hold its annual Ramadan iftar dinner

Political activists, important figures and artists expected to attend the annual iftar dinner of the Kasr El-Dobara church, known for helping revolutionaries during clashes

Ahram Online, Saturday 11 Aug 2012
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File photo: Christmas at Kasr Al-Doubara attended by Amr Moussa (left), Hamdy Qandeel, Mohamed Aboul-Ghar, Mazhar Shahin (right) (Photo: Mai Shaheen)
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The Kasr El-Dubara Church, known for supporting revolutionaries since the January 25 uprising, is to hold its annual Ramadan iftar meal on Saturday. This year it will host prominent political activists, figures and artists during a dinner that is meant to break the Muslim fasting 

The evangelical church is located downtown, not far from Tahrir Square. It is known for offering medical help to revolutionaries during the different clashes that have taken place since the revolution began in January 2011. It has also suffered police attacks due to its stand with demonstrators.

Last year's Christmas Mass and iftar dinner to break the Ramadan fast at Kasr El-Dobara were both attended by well-known figures, including the "Tahrir Preacher" Mazhar Shahin, activist Ahmed Harara, actor Khaled El-Nabawy, several former presidential candidates, as well as many political party members and activists.

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